Science & Nature

Junior Paleontology Camp: Dive Deep Into the World of Dinosaurs

In this 5 day camp, dinosaur enthusiasts can come together to learn some interesting information about the science behind our understanding of the lives dinosaurs lived.
Long Island Science Center
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Completed by 16 learners
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60 minutes

per class

5x per week

over 1 week


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

This class was designed to be delivered in a classroom setting and provides information that supports the following New York State Next Generation Science Learning Standards.
P-LS1-1. Observe familiar plants and animals (including humans) and describe what they need to survive.
P-LS1-2. Plan and conduct an investigation to determine how familiar plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive in the environment.
K-ESS3-1. Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places they live.
2-ESS1-1. Use information from several sources to provide evidence that Earth events can occur quickly or slowly.
3-LS2-1. Construct an argument that some animals form groups that help members survive. 
3-LS4-1. Analyze and interpret data from fossils to provide evidence of the organisms and the environments in which they lived long ago.
3-LS4-4. Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.
4-ESS1-1. Identify evidence from patterns in rock formations and fossils in rock layers to support an explanation for changes in a landscape over time.
Here is the list of supplies you will need for the experiment or project each day of the camp:
Day 1: Fossil Impressions - 1/4 cup Salt, 1/2 cup Flour, Water
Day 2: Dino Egg Hatch - Balloons, Dino figurines, Water
Day 3: KT Line - Sand, Cocoa powder, Flour, Coffee grinds, Clear container/cup/bowl
Day 4: Excavation Techniques - Tooth picks, Brush ( small paint or make up brush), Chocolate chip cookies, Plate
Day 5: How tall were they? - Measuring tape, Pencil & paper, Calculator, Chalk
5 hours per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.

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